A Starry Night in The Eye of an Electron

A Starry Night in The Eye of an Electron



Erez Cohen, Haim Weissman and Boris Rybtchinski, Department of Organic Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot


This cryo-TEM micrograph (false colors) demonstrates a columnar assembly of star shaped self-assembled nanotubes made from an amphiphilic perylene diimide derivative in pure water. The diameter of the stars is 5.1 nm.

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